Jacob Lollback drowned tragically in a diving accident on the Great Barrier Reef. A popular young surf lifesaver and ironman he died while snorkelling off the central Queensland coast.
THE cream of Australia's surf board paddlers came to Yamba on Saturday to compete for $10,000 of cash and prizes at the Jacob Lollback Memorial Board Race Day.
A YEAR to the day since surf lifesaver Jacob Lollback drowned, the Yamba Surf Life Saving is holding a memorial board paddling competition in his honour.
THE family of Jacob Lollback plans to begin an awareness campaign about the dangers of shallow water blackout after learning it was how the ironman died.